Definition of Inulin. Meaning of Inulin. Synonyms of Inulin

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Definition of Inulin

Inulin
Inulin In"u*lin, n. [From NL. Inula Helenium, the elecampane: cf. F. inuline.] (Chem.) A substance of very wide occurrence. It is found dissolved in the sap of the roots and rhizomes of many composite and other plants, as Inula, Helianthus, Campanula, etc., and is extracted by solution as a tasteless, white, semicrystalline substance, resembling starch, with which it is isomeric. It is intermediate in nature between starch and sugar. Called also dahlin, helenin, alantin, etc.
inulin
Dahlin Dah"lin (d[aum]"l[i^]n), n. [From Dahlia.] (Chem.) A variety of starch extracted from the dahlia; -- called also inulin. See Inulin.

Meaning of Inulin from wikipedia

- Inulins are a group of naturally occurring polysaccharides produced by many types of plants, industrially most often extracted from chicory. The inulins...
- carbohydrate inulin (8 to 13%), which is a polymer of the monosaccharide fructose. Tubers stored for any length of time convert their inulin into its component...
- and used as a coffee substitute and food additive. In the 21st century, inulin, an extract from chicory root, has been used in food manufacturing as a...
- thicken the fecal m****. Fermentable fibers – such as resistant starch and inulin – feed the bacteria and microbiota of the large intestine, and are metabolized...
- fructans such as inulin, which as polysaccharides have a much higher degree of polymerization than FOS and other Oligiosaccharides, but like inulin and other...
- po****tion. Thus, Lactobacilli prefers inulin and fructooligosaccharides, while Bifidobacteria displays specificity for inulin, fructooligosaccharides, xylooligosaccharides...
- or OH-6), and there are two basic types of simple fructan: 1-linked: in inulin, the fructosyl residues are linked by β-2,1-linkages 6-linked: in levan...
- produced commercially, based on inulin degradation or transfructosylation processes. FOS can be produced by degradation of inulin, or polyfructose, a polymer...
- GFR can be determined by injecting inulin or the inulin-analog sinistrin into the blood stream. Since both inulin and sinistrin are neither reabsorbed...
- hatchlings, which is later replaced by glycogen in juveniles and adults. Inulin is a naturally occurring polysaccharide complex carbohydrate composed of...